• Day17

    La Point du Hoc

    August 24, 2018 in France ⋅ ⛅ 14 °C

    A major gun emplacement between Omaha and Utah beaches on high ground. It could defend both beaches an so was a major concern for D-Day. The first pic is one of the gun emplacements. The second is the entrance to the command/observation bunker, followed by a shot insude part of the bunker and a look out the observation port toward where the invasion fleet was. The a pic across the high land showing the remains of craters from the bombing and shelling. The last is the type of 155 mm gun used there.Read more